Category Archives: Doormaking & Window-Making

Two- and Three-Panelled Doors

This is an excerpt from “Doormaking and Window-Making” by Anonymous. This book was discovered for us by joiner Richard Arnold.  The door shown in Fig. 60 is very common as a front door in some parts of the country, although … Continue reading

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Get To Know Mouldings With 3 Free Downloads

Many woodworkers struggle when designing their own mouldings, and that’s because they haven’t studied enough of the most common forms. Imagine trying to build a chest of drawers if you had only seen a few of them. To become fully … Continue reading

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Last Chance for Free Shipping on ‘Doormaking and Window-Making’

Because of the typical holiday insanity, I forgot to remind you that our free shipping offer for “Doormaking and Window-Making” ends on Dec. 13. Because of my mistake, we’ve decided to extend the free shipping until midnight EST on Dec. … Continue reading

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‘Doormaking and Window-Making’ Now in Store

As the Industrial Revolution mechanized the jobs of the joiner – building doors and windows by hand – one anonymous joiner watched the traditional skills disappear and decided to do something about it. That joiner wrote two short illustrated booklets that … Continue reading

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New Book in the Works from Lost Art Press

Thanks to a generous British reader, we have a new book in the works here at Lost Art Press that fills an important gap in hand-tool knowledge. The story of this new book starts only about six weeks ago when … Continue reading

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